CFA Great Lakes - Historical Footnotes

HISTORICAL FOOTNOTES

The Western Pennsylvania Cat Club joined with three other clubs - The National Siamese Cat Club, The Solid Color Club of the East, and the American Silver Fanciers - to hold a "Quad" show (1 Allbreed ring, and 3 Specialty rings) on February 11-12, 1950 in Pittsburgh, PA.

Quad Club Show
From All-Pets Magazine, January 1950
Courtesy of The CFA Foundation, Inc.


Mrs. William K. Hedrick of Andover, Ohio was an active Siamese breeder in the 1950's. The photo below is her advertisement in the "Hall of Fame' issue of All-Pets Magazine, and shows Miss Emma Lee Hedrick with her Siamese winner.

Miss Hedrick
From All-Pets Magazine, March 1950
Courtesy of The CFA Foundation, Inc.


An icon in the Great Lakes Region was Nikki Horner of the famous SHAWNEE cattery. The ad below shows Nikki during her very early days in the cat fancy with her Siamese. She also bred Persians, American Shorthair, and Burmese. Nikki is alo acknowledged as the creator of the Bombay breed. As shown in following photos, Nikki bred cats that achieved CFA's Highest wins.

Nikki Horner
Necolia (Nikki) Willoughby Slobodian Horner Shuttleworth
From All-Pets Magazine, March, 1948
Courtesy of The CFA Foundation, Inc.

Shawnee Moonflight Shawnee Trademark
Courtesy of The CFA Foundation, Inc.

Shawnee Cattery
From All-Pets Magazine, April, 1959
Courtesy of The CFA Foundation, Inc.


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